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Russell Leonard Ball

Don and Rowhaya in Egypt … pyramids in the background. He adopted her as street urchin from Egypt and they moved to Sydney.

Don with Rowhaya in egypt

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Russell Leonard AWMM
  • Surname
    Ball AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Don AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1090 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Poynton Street, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Dr L.F. Ball (father), Poynton Street, Blenheim, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 1090 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    11 May 1999 AWMM
    SydneyNew South Wales AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death Notice: Sydney Morning Herald, 12 May 1999 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 1: WW2 13 AWMM

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02 July 2021HenriettaSydney Direct descendant

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